Amazon Is Rolling Out a 'Robotic Tech Vest' to Keep Workers From Getting Hit by Robots

Submitted by Gizmodo on January 19, 2019 - 9:05pm

Amazon has begun rolling out a “new worker safety wearable” to over 25 of its locations over the past year, TechCrunch reported on Friday—namely, a “Robotic Tech Vest” that alerts robots to the location of workers within a facility in order to prevent workplace accidents.

E-Cigs Like Juul Face 'Existential Threat' Over Teen Smoking, FDA Says

Submitted by Gizmodo on January 19, 2019 - 5:45pm

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to increase pressure on tobacco and e-cigarette makers to take significant measures to keep their products out of the hands of teens, with the agency indicating that Juul in particular needs to make good on its commitments to doing so. Now, FDA Commissioner Scott…


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